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Hackers steal 17 million users' data from Indian restaurant app Zomato

Hackers steal 17 million users' data from Indian restaurant app Zomato An internal (human) error has been attributed by the firm for the cause of the security breach where an employee's development account got compromised. It didn't immediately respond to a request for more information. Earlier this week, a ransomware by the name of Wannacry has created havoc across the globe and India has been termed as one of the worst affected countries in the world. [Full Article...]

Destiny 2 Will Support Cross-Saves Between PC And PS4

Take a look at our list of the best upcoming games. As announced by Bungie on the official Destiny Facebook page last week , the company will be hosting a live stream on 18 May 2017 at 6pm BST for those of us in the UK. Thus far, Bungie has been pretty good about keeping rumors off the Internet; that is, after marketing materials spoiled the initial Destiny 2 announcement. [Full Article...]

Android Studio 3.0 Will Bring Native Support for Kotlin

Android Studio 3.0 Will Bring Native Support for Kotlin Kotlin is developed by JetBrains , the same people who created IntelliJ. Kotlin is now supported along with Java and C++. Kotlin's primary sponsor is JetBrains, the company behind tools like IntelliJ. Developers should also note that Kotlin compiler emits Java byte-code. You can find a (admittedly one-sided) comparison with Java here, where you can find some of the advantages Kotlin provides and ... [Full Article...]

Google search is a powerful job hunting tool thanks to AI

The new tool will be integrated into Google's existing search engine and is meant to use contextual details like location to help surface relevant job listings at the top of searches. Google has partnered with various job search providers such as Careerbuilder Monster, Glassdoor, Linkedin, Facebook, and more to follow soon. Pichai also talked about how Google Search has evolved as a search eng... [Full Article...]

WhatsApp DOWN: Messaging service not responding across United Kingdom as users panic

WhatsApp DOWN: Messaging service not responding across United Kingdom as users panic People around globe could not send and receive messages and many of them could not login to the app and many started posting queries whether their Internet connection was down. Unfortunately, WhatsApp doesn't maintain a status page to alert users when it's facing an outage. Embarrassingly for Facebook, the social media giant that owns the messaging service, its own apps went down less than a week... [Full Article...]

Google's 'Find My Device' app is the next-gen Android Device Manager

Google introduced a new feature called proactive assistance which will allow Home to push notifications to users. Google announced that more than two billion devices powered by Android software are used monthly in a freshly passed milestone. [Full Article...]

Facebook's Oculus shutters its award-winning VR film studio

Facebook's Oculus shutters its award-winning VR film studio He went on to include virtual reality as one of these future-focused technologies. "We've been looking at the best way to allocate our resources to create an impact on the ecosystem", Rubin wrote . With a high cost to entry in pricey headsets and expensive PC builds, virtual reality needs all the good content it can get to convince shoppers it's worth the investment. [Full Article...]

Henderson Group PLC Increases Stake in Nucor Co. (NUE)

Henderson Group PLC Increases Stake in Nucor Co. (NUE) The Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc holds 2.08M shares with $115.72M value, up from 1.98M last quarter. DT Investment Partners LLC increased its stake in Nucor by 4.4% in the third quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC now owns 21,567 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $1,288,000 after buying an additional 857 shares during the period. [Full Article...]

Experts See Possible North Korea Links to Global Cyberattack

Experts See Possible North Korea Links to Global Cyberattack In Malaysia, cybersecurity firm LE Global Services said it identified 12 cases so far, including a large government-linked corporation, a government-linked investment firm and an insurance company. The Lazarus group was seen as responsible. The Lazarus hackers have been more brazen in pursuit of financial gain than others, and have been blamed for the theft of $81 million from the Bangladesh c... [Full Article...]

HTC Unveils the U11 Squeeze-Sensing Smartphone

HTC Unveils the U11 Squeeze-Sensing Smartphone Galaxy S8 has 5.8-inch Quad HD+ display, which is roughly the same size as the Galaxy S7. The HTC U11 also sports IP67 water and dust resistance and a fingerprint scanner is housed underneath the Home Button in the front. Users can set these two gestures to trigger various apps and services. A short squeeze opens the camera and you can take a picture when the camera app is open. [Full Article...]

Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow teaser trailer released

Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow teaser trailer released We don't have an official release date yet, but Jam City is promising that Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow will be coming soon to the iOS App Store, Google Play Store , and Amazon Underground store. well, space for Space Adventures, where the gameplay is a combination of 16-bit-style arcade combat and decision-based exploration. "The Futurama universe is chock-full of exotic planets inhabited ... [Full Article...]

Google opens up digital assistant to iPhone

With products like Google Assistant and, soon, Google Lens, Google has given machine learning a less mechanical face. Operating system optimizations also help Android O devices boot twice as fast as their predecessors, Google says, and apps load much faster as well. [Full Article...]

The cleanest and dirtiest railway stations in India

The survey report was released by railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday. "We want all stations to be clean". The criteria involved in judging the cleanliness were clean tracks, dustbins and clean toilets to name a few. Jammu's station stood 3rd while National capital was at the 39th position in the list. South Central Railway was ranked at No. 4 in the Cleanest Railway Zone category ba... [Full Article...]

Qualcomm partners with Google for Snapdragon 835 VR HMD

Finally, Google's Expedition VR experience for school is going to get an AR component later this year. Standalone Daydream VR headsets are due to hit the shelves later in 2017. Yet none of these apps - Google Earth , Tilt Brush or Job Simulator - are available with the Daydream headset. Moving past smartphone-based VR, Google will be partnering with hardware makers to launch standalone VR hea... [Full Article...]

Grassley, Feinstein ask for Comey memos

Grassley, Feinstein ask for Comey memos House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Tuesday also asked for any documents written by Comey describing his communications with Mr. Comey relating to the FBI's investigation of alleged ties between President Trump's associates and Russian Federation, or the Clinton email investigation, including all audio recordings, transcripts, notes, summaries, an... [Full Article...]

Microsoft says WannaCry ransomware must be a wake-up call for governments

Although Microsoft officially dropped support for Windows XP in 2014, it issued a security update two months ago that would have prevented WannaCry from spreading - if companies had bothered to install it. All calls on this number will be handled by malware specialists, who will guide people on prevention and remediation". The web address was a long string of meaningless letters - a domain nam... [Full Article...]

Federal appeals court upholds Google trademark

Federal appeals court upholds Google trademark The lawsuit, brought by a man named Chris Gillespie, claimed that Google should no longer be trademarked because the word "google" is synonymous to the public with the term 'search the Internet. “Because a claim of genericide must relate to a particular type of good or service and because verb use does not necessarily constitute generic use, the district court did not err when it refused to fram... [Full Article...]

How the T. rex's terrifying teeth smashed through dino bones

How the T. rex's terrifying teeth smashed through dino bones On February 12, 1873 paleontologist Barnum Brown was born in Carbondale, Kansas. And now scientists know why. For the study , Gignac and Erickson modeled and tested how the jaw muscles of living crocodiles, which are close relatives of dinosaurs, contributed to their bite force. [Full Article...]

South Park: The Fractured But Whole Release Date Set For October

South Park: The Fractured But Whole Release Date Set For October As the sun sets on the quiet Colorado town, havoc and chaos unleash a reign of terror and the seedy underbelly of the city comes alive. A mysterious vigilante prowls the night defending the innocent using unbelievable fart powers. We'll likely see more information about South Park: The Fractured But Whole during Ubisoft's E3 2017 press conference presentation, as well as presence on the showro... [Full Article...]

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) & Viacom, Inc

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) & Viacom, Inc It has outperformed by 1.06% the S&P500. Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX ) have shown a high EPS growth of -2.80% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of 241.40% yoy. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 35,850 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $932,100. [Full Article...]


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